Property from Various Owners
A group of three blue and white porcelain plates
Chenghua marks, Kangxi period
Each of similar design, the flared rims covered in a repeating geometric ground separating four quadrilobate reserves of peach branches encircling the large central wells depicting figural tableaux of a scholar in his study discoursing with his boy attendant; the underside of the rims adorned by four small vignettes of fishing boats and fishing villages, all supported by raised foot rims encircling the recessed bases bearing six-character marks in standard script surrounded by a double ring (discolored hairline crack, rough foot, kiln flaws).
11 1/2 and 10 1/4in (29 and 26cm) diameter